Upstream information

CVE-2014-5033 at MITRE

Description

KDE kdelibs before 4.14 and kauth before 5.1 does not properly use D-Bus for communication with a polkit authority, which allows local users to bypass intended access restrictions by leveraging a PolkitUnixProcess PolkitSubject race condition via a (1) setuid process or (2) pkexec process, related to CVE-2013-4288 and "PID reuse race conditions."

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Revisit

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 6.9
Vector AV:L/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Local
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
SUSE Bugzilla entries: 864716 [RESOLVED / FIXED], 912121 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

SUSE Security Advisories:


Status of this issue by product and package

Please note that this evaluation state might be work in progress, incomplete or outdated. Also information for service packs in the LTSS phase is only included for issues meeting the LTSS criteria. If in doubt, feel free to contact us for clarification.

Product(s) Source package State
HPE Helion OpenStack 8 polkit-default-privs Already fixed
SLES for SAP Applications libvirt Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP2 libvirt Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop 11 SP3 libvirt Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Availability Extension 15 SP3 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1 ESPOS kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1 ESPOS kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1 ESPOS kernel-syms Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1 ESPOS libvirt Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1 ESPOS polkit-default-privs Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise High Performance Computing 15 SP1 ESPOS rpmlint Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Live Patching 15 SP3 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.0 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.0 libvirt Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.1 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Micro 5.1 libvirt Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP3 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP3 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP3 libvirt Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Basesystem 15 SP3 polkit-default-privs Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 SP3 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 SP3 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 SP3 kernel-syms Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Development Tools 15 SP3 rpmlint Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Legacy 15 SP3 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Public Cloud 12 kernel-ec2 Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Module for Server Applications 15 SP3 libvirt Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 libvirt Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP2 LTSS libvirt Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 kernel-default Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 kernel-ec2 Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 kernel-source Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 kernel-syms Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 kernel-trace Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 kernel-xen Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 libvirt Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 SP3 LTSS libvirt Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 ESPOS polkit-default-privs Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP3 LTSS polkit-default-privs Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 ESPOS polkit-default-privs Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 12 SP4 LTSS polkit-default-privs Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server BCL 12 SP2 polkit-default-privs Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server BCL 12 SP3 polkit-default-privs Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Business Critical Linux 15 SP1 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Business Critical Linux 15 SP1 kernel-source Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Business Critical Linux 15 SP1 kernel-syms Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Business Critical Linux 15 SP1 libvirt Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Business Critical Linux 15 SP1 polkit-default-privs Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server Business Critical Linux 15 SP1 rpmlint Analysis
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP3 polkit-default-privs Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Server for SAP Applications 12 SP4 polkit-default-privs Already fixed
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP2 libvirt Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Software Development Kit 11 SP3 libvirt Released
SUSE Linux Enterprise Workstation Extension 15 SP3 kernel-default Analysis
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 8 polkit-default-privs Already fixed
SUSE OpenStack Cloud 9 polkit-default-privs Already fixed
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 8 polkit-default-privs Already fixed
SUSE OpenStack Cloud Crowbar 9 polkit-default-privs Already fixed